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in the middle of it with nutrition experts taking a cue from the mayor of new york, michael bloomberg, who has declared war on sugary drinks over 16 ounces. now the biggest of the big brands is pushing back in a tv ad campaign you'll soon be seeing. our report from nbc's chris jansing. ♪ ♪ if i could teach the world to sing in perfect harmony ♪ >> reporter: the company that once wanted to buy the world a coke, whose commercials turned adorable polar bears into pop culture celebrities, has just launched a very different ad campaign. >> today, we'd like people to come together on something that concerns all of us. obesity. >> reporter: for the first time ever, a soft drink company is marketing itself as part of the solution. >> the well-being of our families and communities concerns everyone. >> reporter: in a battle over obesity that increasingly targets sugary drinks as a big part of the problem. >> i think what they're trying to do is to get in front of this issue, as much as they can. >> reporter: it's clear, the pressure is mounting. >> we've taken bold action in new york city, becaus
. >>> and the group mayors against illegal guns headed by new york city's mayor michael bloomberg is also out with a new ad featuring the mother of christina taylor green. she is the youngest victim killed in the tucson shooting. >> my 9-year-old daughter was murdered in the tucson shooting. i have one question for our political leaders. when will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? whose child has to die next? to every mother, we cannot wait. >> and the other side ramping up. we have learned that gun rights activists and other conservative groups have planned a gun appreciation day just two days before the nation launches president obama's formal inauguration. joining me now, former pennsylvania governor ed rendell, john rosenthal, chairman of stop handgun violence and msnbc contributor michael smer csmerkonish. is this how we see the conversation move forward, with groups backed by every day citizens on either side i guess putting if you will their stake in the ground and not letting us forget newtown and the promises made by the administration to put some kind of legislation
. >> coming up, new york city mayor michael bloomberg. >> well said. >> general stanley mcchrystal and former security advisor dr. brzezinski. first, bill cakarins with a loo at the forecast. >> thank you, mika. a nice warm day across much of the country. it's a little chilly. if you're traveling in the greater houston or galveston area, have showers or thunderstorms heading your way about local time 4:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. is when we see the worst rolling through, pretty much from now maybe until about 6:00 or 7:00. if you're flying, i think most of the airlines won't start up until after the rain is gone. then we have another round of showers and thunderstorms later on today. damaging winds and possibly tornadoes. and we're watching south florida and much of the nation. the snow is melting in a hurry across missouri, illinois, indiana, through the great lakes. even illinois going to do significant snow melt. 44 in boston and 53 in washington d.c. pretty incredible this time of the year. as we go throughout this week, no signs of cooler air. rain in this east thursday-friday and another warm
on facebook wishing her a speedy recovery as the new york city mayor michael bloomberg. >> she is made an enormous contribution to the country and will do exactly the same thing in the future. i don't know how but hillary is certainly nobody that puts their feet up she is always been a doer and has enormous respect from everybody and anybody. the 65-year-old clinton is treated with blood thinners and will be released from the hospital once the medication dose has been established according to her doctors. she is in good spirits engaging with her family p and her staff. >> she is expect to do spend the next couple days at new york presbyterian hospital. again her doctors say she is making excellent progress and is expected to make a full recovery. in washington heights, john huddy, fox five news. >>> the time 25 minutes after the hour. still to come lawmakers with a ban on plastic bottles. the companies paying the price. >> on this day in history in 1902, the very first football game was played in pasadena before it is still played today. michigan verses stanford. michigan won 49-0. >>
the holmes sat the courtroom. coming up, we're joined by michael bloomberg. he'll discuss the battle coming up in congress over gun control. >>> turning to economic news now, ten of the country's biggest banks have agreed to a huge payout, $8.5 billion in settlements they improperly foreclosed on homeowners who should have never been pushed out of their houses. some are saying the compensation is come took little, too late. lisa myers reports. >> reporter: it's billed as the largest cash payout from banks from abuses during the foreclosure cross-ices. critics say not nearly enough to compensate for the actual damage. in homes and lives. under the agreement between ten banks and federal legislators, 3.8 billion homeowners involved in any state of the foreclosure process in 2009 and 2010 would receive payments ranging from roughly $250 to $125,000. depending on the era and level of harm. and what do the banks get? one less investigation. for the banks, this ends, this very lengthy process where federal regulators were looking at every foreclosure the banks did and trying to air that dirty lau
michael bloomberg, it targets illegal guns and features the mother of the youngest victim in that tucson killing spree. >> my 9-year-old daughter was murdered in the tucson shooting. i have one question for our political leaders, when will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? whose child has to die next? >> in the days after that bloodshed, gun control advocates said a reawakened public would demand change. the sobering reality, there have been 11 mass shootings since then that includes the summer shooting spree inside a colorado movie theater, 12 people died that day and today the suspect is in court where witnesses have described a horrifying scene. and of course last month's killing spree in newtown, connecticut, 27 people died, most of them little kids. give fords and her husband mark kelly say that tragedy prompted them to leave the private life they envisioned and launch an aggressive new fight for gun control. they had this to say in "usa today" "we saw from the nra leadership's defiant and unsympathetic response to the newtown, connecticut, massacre that winning eve
grandparents in a different state and investigator is say they understand why they abducted him. >>> michael bloomberg is now fighting to reduce the abuse of prescription pain killers. could that be nearly as important as a 16-ounce soda? >>> the deadly flu outbreak has grown to epidemic status the official word from the center for disease control in atlanta. responsible for 7.3% of deaths in the u.s. last week. the cdc reports widespread flu activity in nearly every state except california, mississippi and hawaii. why mississippi would be there in the middle of things and not have a wid spread. probably has more to do with reporting than reality. it was widespread in just 41 states in the previous week. in eastern oklahoma one school district canceled classes because nearly one quarter of the 650 students report they came down with the flu bug. and we reported about shortages of flu vaccine in some areas in the united states including the city of summerville massachusetts but the cdc director says calm down with that. the overall picture is good and folks have plenty of opportunities to get
's interesting. that's a very important key here. you know, michael bloomberg sort of doing this. you have a group with ties to move on to doing that. white house during their thing. the nra sticking to plan. >> absolutely. of all the groups the only one that's really been able to galvanize their base of support is the nra. everyone else seems to be fractured and in pockets. the more that those voices out there can gal vanize the people behind some movement that supports the ultimate gain -- >> i hear you. don't underestimate the newtown families. >> i agree. >> 9/11 victims' families were powerful political force. >> i agree. >> newtown families could become a very powerful force. shameless plug time. shira. >> my northwestern wildcats for winning their first bowl game in 64 years. >> if it wasn't for northwestern the big 10 -- >> i never thought anyone would say that sentence. >> how about that? >> i'm shameless plugging my husband's grandma is -- her birthday is coming up this weekend. she is an msnbc watcher. hello. >> she's probably watching right now. >> she probably is. >> hi, grand
with the mayor, michael bloomberg of new york city. we're happy to say that he's going to join anderson cooper at 8:00 p.m. sharp. we're back after this. >>> the hostage crisis in algeria where americans are among those being held. possible cyberattacks on strategic u.s. computer systems. all of this, just some of the potential threats against american national security. as president obama begins to tackle his second term in office. our pentagon correspondent chris lawrence has this in-depth report. >> reporter: terrorists are mobilizing in mali a new challenge for national security. keep us safe. sounds simple. but over the next four years, america's security could be tested in complex ways. forget the cold war. there's not even a centralized al qaeda in one country. >> there a still terrorists actively planning attacks against us. >> reporter: the u.s. is trying to make sure yemen, mali, somalia don't turn into the safe havens al qaeda had. but outside afghanistan, the obama administration has been hesitant to put more boots on the ground. so they will continue to rely heavily on drones. >>
it up. bob, i would like your opinion on this. the ncaa, they initially stood with michael bloomberg when he announced the new york soda ban but now they joined lawsuit against the city. big soft drink companies, got naacp to stand with them, in the lawsuit, saying that the ban is racist. >> bob: here is the problem, with naacp. they receive a lot of money from soft drink industry for other things they are doing and the programs that were funded. king and spalding is doing it pro bono for naacp. they should step back and let somebody else take it who does not have a direct conflict with the soft drink industry. >> eric: why does the naacp get money from soft drink industry? >> bob: coca-cola gives enormous money for research. >> dana: research and also they run fitness programs, after-school programs in urban centers. >> andrea: this law isn't racist. it's stupid. this is one of the dumbest thing that bloomberg has ever done. i like to see the groups going after each other. the dem on dem violence is fun to watch. but this law is just dumb. period. i mean, it's one of block block's i
co-founded by new york city's mayor michael bloomberg. i want to play a little clip of that ad. >> 20 heart broken families, i know how much it hurts. my 9-year-old daughter was murdered in the tucson shooting. i have one question for political leaders, when will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? whose child has to die next? >> i think a lot of people will be shocked to know there has been 11 mass shootings since tucson and so many of us who were there and covered it well thought, one of their own was shot something will change. do you think newtown will be the impetus for change? >> most definitely. the president was met with vice president biden and they are working on a plan and i'm very very confident that something will be done. >> i know you've been following what mayor bloomberg was doing and he was on "morning joe" to talk about his efforts to ban assault weapons. >> nobody is trying to take away your gun or take away your right to go hunting or target shooting or have protection in your home. simply they are trying to have reasonable things so people aren't k
, or less apologetic advocate of gun control in the entire country than new york city mayor michael bloomberg. he is also really hard to book for an interview. but mayor bloomberg is going to be our guest here on this show on monday night. the politics of gun reform have never been more promising in this country in modern times, and he is the most aggressive, most strategic proponent of that reform in the whole country, and he is here with us monday night. i hope you will watch. [ female announcer ] what does the anti-aging power of olay total effects plus the perfecting color of a bb cream equal? introducing the newest beauty trend. total effects cc cream c for color. c for correction. [ female announcer ] fight 7 signs of aging flawlessly. cc what's possible. this reduced sodium soup says it may help lower cholesterol, how does it work? you just have to eat it as part of your heart healthy diet. step 1. eat the soup. all those veggies and beans, that's what may help lower your cholesterol and -- well that's easy [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> part of
control in the entire country than new york city mayor michael bloomberg. he is also really hard to book for an interview. but mayor bloomberg is going to be our guest here on this show on monday night. the politics of gun reform have never been more promising in this country in modern times, and he is the most aggressive, most strategic proponent of that reform in the whole country, and he is here with us monday night. i hope you will watch. so, we all set? i've got two tickets to paradise! pack your bags, we'll leave tonight. uhh, it's next month, actually... eddie continues singing: to tickets to... paradiiiiiise! no four. remember? whoooa whooaa whooo! you know ronny, folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. and how happy are they jimmy? happier than eddie money running a travel agency. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. >>> part of what you and i pay for as american taxpayers is the cost of a whole bunch of other americans living in foreign countries. we pay for their housing. we pay for their paychecks. we p
michael bloomberg. they're raising a lot of money. one thing i want to point out is that gabby giffords' new group, the americans for responsible solutions has gotten a $1 million donation from a couple in texas and trial lawyers there who were politically active. do you think this type of money and this type of support can beat the nra at its own game? >> i don't think it's a matter of plague partisan politics or anti-nra. i think every american wants to make sure that we have schools that are safe and that our kids are protected no matter what and any cause, and i don't think it's a matter of liberal, moderate or conservative in this matter because it's about human beings and about americans because american lives are at rick. if any of these groups can find a way for the violence to top taking place and the loss of life of young people in schools that's a good thing and i think everybody would be happy and support it because we all want to see it end. >> so that's your approach and someone who from the right has their perspective, but i want to play for everybody what the nra, presid
in the entire country than new york city mayor michael bloomberg. he is also really hard to book for an interview. but mayor bloomberg is going to be our guest here on this show on monday night. the politics of gun reform have never been more promising in this country in modern times, and he is the most aggressive, most strategic proponent of that reform in the whole country, and he is here with us monday night. i hope you will watch. ♪ constipated? yeah. mm. some laxatives like dulcolax can cause cramps. but phillips' caplets don't. they have magnesium. for effective relief of occasional constipation. thanks. [ phillips' lady ] live the regular life. phillips'. a regular guy with an irregular heartbeat. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem, a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left. i don't think so. [ male announcer ] for years, bob took warfarin, and made a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood tested. but not anymore. bob's doctor recommended a different opti
and several state level gun control groups. top aid to new york city mayor michael bloomberg is also scheduled to attend. tomorrow he'll meet with advocates for sportsmen and women and gun ownership groups. also representatives from the entertainment and video game industry. let's go to that nra meeting. how much of this will be show? how much of it is substance? probably a lot more show than anything. something if you think about it had to be done for appearances on both sides. and it probably is more about pr than anything else. the nra, which is sending the director of federal relations for its lobbying arm told nbc simply, quote, we got an invite late friday. we are sending a representative to hear what they have to say. >> the nra says it's here to hear what the white house has to say. so if you guys are here to listen to them, they're here to listen to you -- >> the process is designed to get input. >> broadly, the white house has two options when it comes to guns. either incremental change like making a push for banning high capacity magazines, improving mental health screenings, or a b
of gun control in the entire country than new york city mayor michael bloomberg. he is also really hard to book for an interview. but mayor bloomberg is going to be our guest here on this show on monday night. the politics of gun reform have never been more promising in this country in modern times, and he is the most aggressive, most strategic proponent of that reform in the whole country, and he is here with us monday night. i hope you will watch. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ i am pink and i am a covergirl. ♪ >>> part of what you and i pay for as american taxpayers is the cost of a whole bunch of other americans living in foreign countries. we pay for their housing. we pay for their paychecks. we pay for their health care. we pay for their day care for their kids. we pay for their kids' schooling, all while they live in other countries. and the reason this is not denounced in washington as commie wasteful spending on foreign foreigness is because we the americans the american taxpayers pay to live abroad the members of our u.s. military and their families. i think we have shown this
michael bloomberg right there front and center. we were talking, the last time you and i spoke was actually july, about this cover, "how guns won," about the power of the nra on limiting gun control laws after that aurora shooting. here we are in january of 2013, so much has changed since then. obviously michael the big change sandy hook. but another change in reading this piece too as well is money and battling back against the nra. explain. >> yeah. well, i think that really interesting flashback, i had forgotten about the last cover when we spoke, but what has changed, 20 children, i think, and just a sense that we have crossed a line and this was just one -- one tragedy too much. and now there really has been i think a movement that was cat lo licatalized by sandy hook. and you have the mayor who is ready to invest in this issue and it is not just in spend money to advocate, and it is not just him. i think there are a lot more people who are wanting to agitate, wanting to change public opinion and that is the key here. i think the white house understands that, you know, if
on large agree drinks. also spearheaded by mayor michael bloomberg. beverage and restaurant group called the ban unconstitutional and added burdens small businesses. >> the ban, scheduled to go into effect in march, makes it illegal for new york city restaurants to sell a sugary drinks large and 16 ounces. all in an effort to combat obesity. but it does not apply to stores like 711. which seldom made georgesell thf large drinks. >> the fine for doing so as $200. the ban is mayor bloomberg latest initiative to try to improve public health. >> during his tenure, the outlawed smoking in bars and restaurants, regard chain restaurants to pose kalikow, and ban the use of trans fat in food preparation. >> investigators say there is no time line for when the drdeamliner to return to flight. the faa are still trying to figure out the cause of the electrical problems at a crowded boeing 787 dreamliner fleet around the world. the national transportation safety board work with manufacturers in arizona and running a series of new test of their lives battery systems. a battery related to fire on the t
they're doing it not because of race but because of economic fairness. new york city mayor michael bloomberg's plan would but a limit to 16-understand drink in restaurants, sports games, street carts, and movie theaters. it results in $4.7 billion in annual health care costs. 60% of which is paid by the city. >> our administration refuses to stand on the sidelines while millions of our fellow new yorkers struggle with the health implications of being overweight or obese. >> reporter: but the naacp says the mayor's approach is not right. >> the mayor sometime decided that an issue that is important to him should be just a this way or no hazel dukes is the presid. >> the decision is -- >> people can say what they want to. we are on the side of fairness. >> the lawsuit contents the sugar ban is unfair because it affects supermarket and convenience stores. >> why do you think the big chains are left out? >> they have political power. >> the city's commissioner did not comment on cram but they did give this statement. the obesity crisis calls for bold action. this regulation will help t
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in the district for 43 years. host: michael bloomberg, you got a little help from him. guest: unintended help. i do not know mr. bloomberg. he came in six days before the election. the trajectory was going up. he gave me a larger margin. host: $3 million dumped into that race because of the issue of gun control. what is your record on gun- control? host: i believe in the second amendment. my husband is a former police officer, served for 25 1/2 years in the los angeles police department. we have guns in the house. i do not believe in assault weapons. i often ask my husband, what do you think is the issue here? sometimes i listen to his advice. california had an open to carry legislation last year or the year before. i felt concerned about the safety of the citizen that was carrying a concealed weapon on their person. we certainly did not want the police officer to should a citizen who thought they were doing what they could, that they could do that, and so i did not think it was wise. host: what about your thinking on having a security officer at every school? guest: i do not think we could affo
mayor michael bloomberg and nearly one million people have signed the demand a plan petition calling on obama and congress to outline a course of action to end gun violence. more "bill press show" is up live after the break. stay with us. right have, about the "heavy hand of government" ... i want to have that conversation. let's talk about it. really? you're going to lay people off because now the government is going to help you fund your healthcare. really? i want to have those confrontational, but to understand what the other side is saying, and i'd like to arm our viewers with the ability to argue with their conservative uncle joe over the dinner table. >> announcer: broadcasting across the nation on your radio and on current tv, this is the "bill press show." >> bill: the nra not happy with their meeting with joe biden. good! we do not want the nra to be happy! what do you say? hello, everybody. it is finally friday! >> alleluia! >> bill: oh man friday, january 11th. >> alleluia. >> bill: are we glad to see this friday come? every friday we're glad to see. >> alleluia! >> bi
drink companies have a new ally in their soda war with the mayor, michael bloomberg, of new york. the new york chapter of the naacp, an organization that has close ties with coca-cola, coca-cola funds some of their programs, "the new york times" reports that attorneys for coca-cola wrote in an naacp court filing that supports blocking the supersize soft drink ban. the city health department says since obesity rates are higher in the african-american community the ban would be beneficial. that ban goes into effect come march. it is surprising that the naacp would weigh into this debate. you know, you and i have had this debate a bunch of times about the size of these sodas at a time when the people who are really suffering with obesity are african-americans and latinos. >> the same thing happened when you saw potential increasing of taxes on cigarettes. it happened in chicago where you had business groups, the black chamber of commerce, they said, oh, this is going to hurt small businesses but then the argument was, wait a minute, when you look at cancer rates among african-americ
, there has been a diminishing of violent gun crime. your concern was crime, and if you were michael bloomberg, you would say, this seems to work. there is no empirical evidence to convince anybody because it is not about crime and these things. it is about your view of fire arms and your view of the second amendment and your view of whether individuals should have a right to own firearms and protect themselves. it is much more difficult than what we might think if we were just sitting down and having an empirical discussion about what to do about criminals. >> the second amendment says that a well regulated -- the right to bear arms. what is your view of the first clause? >> the same as the supreme court's view. in those days, the militiamen to everybody. it did not mean organized groups. the part of the second amendment was the rest of it, the supreme court finding. there was a revisionist attempt in the 1970's to say this does not protect individual gun ownership. that was the pitch they attempted to make that there is no individual right to keep theiand bear arms. >> the background check i
this not because of race but because of economic fairness. new york city mayor michael bloomberg's plan approved by the board of health in september would put a 16 ounce limit on sugary drinks sold at restaurants, sports games, street carts and movie theaters. it's just one of his responses to the city's 24% obesity rate which result in $4.7 billion in annual health care cost 60% of which is paid by the city. >> our administration refuses to stand on the sidelines while millions of our fellow new yorkans struggle with the health implications of being overweight or obese. >> reporter: but the naacp says the mayor's approach is not right. >> the mayor sometimes decides that an issue that is important to him should just be this way ahis way or no way. >> the impression is you could be on the side of coca-cola and the american beverage association here. is that right? >> people can say what they want to. we are on the side of fairness. >> the lawsuit contends the sugary drink ban is unfair because it exempts supermarkets in many convenience stores while including most local nei
see now mayor michael bloomberg has sent some of his staffers down to the white house to work with vice president joe biden. do you expect at the end of the day there will be more executive action than legislative action on gun control? >> that's the big question. when you talk to people who have been in these meetings they say it's a broad series of things they're discussing. the key question, what president obama going to do? he can keep something on the agenda and that's the big question all these folks are waiting to see answered. >> john dickerson, thank you. >>> for the third time in four years alabama is number one, the crimson tide rolls over notre dame 42-14 last night to win the bcs college football championship in miami. the undefeated fighting irish were no match for a.j. mccarron who threw four touchdown passes. >> it is time to show you some of this morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" reports an effort to stop syria from using chemical weapons. israeli intelligence reported syria's government was preparing it for force
in their soda war with new york mayor michael bloomberg. "the new york times" says attorneys for coca-cola wrote an naacp court filing that supports blocking bloomberg's super sized soft drink ban. the city's health department says since obesity rates are higher in the african-american community would benefit from keeping the supervise ban which goes into effect in march. >> here we go. fallout from the lance armstrong, big sitdown interview with oprah, kicking into high gear. the los angeles times reporting on a class-action lawsuit against armstrong and his book publishers. the plaintiffs, what they say is they thought they were reading about a guy who beat cancer and raced to the top of the cycling world without doping. but now they feel like the entire read was a rip-off and the fact was in fact fiction. they want their money back. the lawsuit says more than 100 plaintiffs could join in. >> i'm no lawyer but it's interesting at least. >> it's absolutely interesting. i don't think this is the first lawsuit we were expecting to read about. >> all right. for an expanded look at our top stories,
and public relations battle with the white house getting the backing of new york mayor, michael bloomberg. >> i think what we've got to do first is try to do everything that we can to help joe biden. >> reporter: his group, mayors against illegal guns, launched their own campaign, demanding action on capitol hill. >> my 9-year-old daughter was murdered in the tucson shooting. i have one question for our political leaders. when will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? >> and these ads are just the beginning of what promises to be an intense few weeks of political outreach. in anticipation of specifics from the white house, but already the rhetoric is heated and it's quite emotional, wolf. >> not every day the obama white house invites somebody from the nra to come over, participate in a meeting. >> we are told james baker will be representing the nra. he's been with the nra leadership roles off and on through the 1980s. a high-level campaign volunteer to senator mccain during his 2008 failed bid for the presidency. and the baker we are talking about, of course, is not the fo
president joe biden, gabby giffords, and the new york city mayor michael bloomberg. joining us to explain the cover, rick stangel. thanks very much. tell us why you put these individuals, these three people on the cover. >> i think, wolf, they represent the sort of three legs of the stool of people who are trying to combat gun violence of the gr progressive side. mayor bloomberg has been out spoken for a very long time about reducing gun violence and he will be contributing money personally to a super pac that will help candidates who are in favor of gun laws and, of course, gabby giffords herself is a sim poll of the terrible tragedies that can happen from deranged people using guns. >> they are the three individuals on this fight right now. they didn't get together for a formal photo shoot for the cover, did they? >> no. we shot them individually and pieced them together. congresswoman giffords couldn't come to washington. otherwise i think we would have gotten them all together. >> how difficult will it be -- and your reporters have done a lot of reporting on this -- to get the preside
leadership by mayor michael bloomberg, county executives, please stand so we can recognize you. [applause] and reverend mullings who gave us the invocation and had a church in the middle of the rockaways told you half the story. the reverend to me epitomizes what citizens did all across this state. they took the church and removed the pughs and removed the art facts and turned it into an emergency shelter for state workers and local workers for the fema workers to work out of the church. and i remember speaking to the reverend about it and he said what is a better use for a church during a storm when people need -- are in need than to literally turn it into a shelter. it was right and it was true but it was hard to do. he was there 24 hours a day 7 days a week. he was the moral support for the community. he represent it is best leadership of new yorkers. i'd ask him to stand so we can give him a round of applause. [applause] >> i was at the reverend's church so many times i thought i should put money in the plate. i oh you reverend. despite all of these efforts, despite all of the efforts
about dell? shares of the computermaker jumped 15% in the last two days after a bloomberg report said that it is in buyout talks with a couple of private equity firms. the company founded in ceo michael dell's dorm room in texas in the '80s has been struggling lately as pc sales drop off. going private would allow dell to concentrate on new opportunities like mobile computing and other areas without seeking approval from shareholders. dell isn't commenting on the rumors. >>> america's economy could be poised for a comeback in 2013. i want to admit to being biased, not partisan, but biased against the stupidity of politicians who are willing to put your economy at risk. i am worried that these battles over the debt ceiling, these ridiculous sequester cuts that are coming up next, and the refusal to agree to a budget could derail an economic renaissance here in the united states. but investors don't seem all that worried at least for now. while some of you asked me whether you should wait until the debt and budget stuff is worked out to get back into the stock market, investors have put
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